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Mental Health Tech | Memorial Epworth Hospital | Epworth Behavioral Health

Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601
  • Job Code
    189512

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • Reports to the Manager, Patient Care Services. Under the direction of a Registered Nurse or other designated authority, facilitates the maintenance of the therapeutic environment and assists patients with daily living activities. Functions as a group leader and assists with patients' recreational and social activities. Observes and reports patients' behavior patterns and intervenes as required. Receives guests, answers the telephone, and facilitates productive communications with patients, families, physicians and team members.
  • MISSION & VISION
    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
      • Easy access and convenience
      • Outstanding patient experiences
      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
  • JOB SPECIFICATIONS
    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through successful completion of high school diploma or equivalent. Previous clerical or patient care experience desired. Nurse Assistant certification preferred. Previous successful experience as a psychiatric technician or successful completion of at least two courses in psychology or counseling at an accredited college or university preferred.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills necessary to deal tactfully and effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and in crisis situations.
      • Requires the ability to quickly and appropriately react to crisis situations and accept direction and responsibility for the care of patient under treatment for alcohol abuse, drug abuse and psychiatric disorders.
      • Requires the ability to read, legibly print or write, correctly spell and understand medical and non-medical terms and follow verbal and written instructions..
      • Requires proficiency in basic computer skills and sufficient keyboarding skills to complete the work assigned accurately and in a reasonable amount of time.
      • Requires the ability to work independently, take initiative and be self-motivated.
    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, certain undesirable patient care activities and possible exposure to bio-hazards.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.






Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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Beacon Health Systems
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